Hi,howya doing all..Well,I'm not doing so good,,going on borderline insane!!I'm new to the Java language..Got me a JDK,,but hmm,,?,,?From what I understand you run it from a Dos command prompt,,right,,well XP is 100% Dos free,what am I to do???!! I've been working with JBuilder,but it's a major pain,pretty much have to learn that software,instead of starting with the actual langusge,,know what I mean??I want to work with the actual code instead of all the visual layout stuff and generated code.. Any one have any advice for me??Please,,seems everywhere I go I get ignored with this question firstname.lastname@example.org
well I believe the command is still called "cmd.exe", so you can locate it (It was in WinNT/System32 on my NT machine-it might have moved in XP) and make a shortcut to it on your desktop. Or you can open up the Run... dialog box and type cmd.
Hi, Well, i'm using JDK 1.3 on XP for a while now and I don't have any problem... I think builder is not a good start to learn the language, just do some console stuff under notepad or with a freeware IDE if you find one. Personnaly I use visualslickedit but it's not a free one. To get you started, try some Baldwin's tutorial there : Baldwin's java tutorial Good luck and have fun ! Brett by the way to launch the command line, try : start menu -> execute -> cmd
Brett Anthoine<br />"640k should be enough for anybody."
Thank you all,,thank you all soo much,,I overlooked my accessories,,really haven't worked on a windows system since 3.5,,lol,youv'e all been a great help to me,,this just became my second Java home,,thnx all
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SourceForge being my first,,I had known about their site from being into python,and once I started to mess around with Jython decided to get into Java,,or maybe Java then Jython,I dunnaknow,why am I talking about this,,??,,But I find this site pretty dang good,only reason I said second is cuz I just showed up here,,and again,,thanks all,been a great help.. :roll: